Former US President Jimmy Carter has entered hospice care, according to a statement released by the Carter Center on Thursday. The 97-year-old Carter has been in declining health for several years and has battled various forms of cancer. Hospice care is a specialized form of medical care that focuses on relieving symptoms and providing comfort to individuals with serious illnesses. The statement from the Carter Center did not provide details on the former president’s current condition but said that he is “resting comfortably” at his home in Plains, Georgia.
Carter, who served as president from 1977 to 1981, has been a longtime advocate for peace, human rights, and public service. He has remained active in his post-presidential years, working on various humanitarian projects through the Carter Center and advocating for social justice issues. Despite his age and health challenges, Carter has continued to be an inspiration to many and a symbol of hope for those who believe in the power of public service.
The news of Carter’s hospice care has prompted an outpouring of support and well wishes from around the world. Many people have expressed their gratitude for Carter’s service to his country and his unwavering commitment to making the world a better place. As the former president enters this new phase of his life, his legacy will undoubtedly continue to inspire generations to come.